The Fifth Cord

The Fifth Cord

Directed by Luigi Bazzoni

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In Luigi Bazzoni’s fast-paced giallo, a reporter (Franco Nero) investigating a string of killings becomes the main suspect. As the obsessed madman continues slaughtering his victims, the journalist has to double and triple his efforts in order to avoid taking the rap. Though Bazzoni only made a handful of gialli, each frightening film features strong acting, clever dialogue and stunning camerawork - thanks in this instance to the director’s wise decision to hire legendary cinematographer Vittorio Storaro (APOCALYPSE NOW, THE BIRD WITH THE CRYSTAL PLUMAGE) to lens the scary story.

A reporter investigating a string of killings becomes the main suspect.

Cast: Franco Nero, Silvia Monti, Wolfgang Preiss

Member Reviews

Yup, enjoyed it.

lagbolt21
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3 months ago

4/5 - Good giallo! Unfortunately, I figured it out well before the ending.

Cory_M
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6 months ago

Giallo is really hot or miss for me and this was a miss.

nomoreusernames
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9 months ago

Decent movie but just not what I was expecting.

tysonbfrance
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10 months ago

This one's about as 'fast-paced' as watching paint dry.

RockyTCD
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10 months ago